Exposed Christmas Party Guide
Christmas: a time for giving, a time for sharing, but just as importantly, a time for filling bellies and getting merry with pals. So with the festive season fast-approaching we’ve rounded up some of the best party offers in Sheff this year. Happy Holidays!
The place: Add a bit of je ne sais quoi to proceedings by booking a table at the newly refurbished Café Rouge. The venue, having recently undergone a bespoke redesign, offers a stylish setting for you and your companions to enjoy a festive meal with a classic French twist – and of course, a glass or two of the finest vino.
The offers: Two courses for £18.95, or three courses for £21.95. £20 Gift when you book your table before 31st Oct.
0114 275 3815
The Place: Celebrate Christmas well this year… Cuban style! Two floors of live music – upstairs for eating and downstairs for dancing and cocktails – plus a welcoming Latino atmosphere means that everyone is catered for at Cubana, Leopold Square. Here you can get straight into the spirit by booking your festive drinks reception. Not interested in a fancy sit-down meal? There’s a buffet option available in the downstairs bar for parties of 13 people and over.
The offers: Daytime set tapas menu for £14.95 (available midday until 4.30pm), evening set tapas menu for £23.50 (available from 4.30pm) or tapas buffet in the downstairs bar for £13.50.
0114 2760 475
Genting Club Sheffield
The Place: Combining delicious food and drink with a vibrant casino atmosphere, the sleek surrounds of Genting proves a perfect location for those looking to enjoy a festive feast in the city centre. From Christmas dinner packages, to festive buffets and gaming add-ons, there’s plenty to choose from to make for a perfect evening. Private venue space is also available for hire and can accommodate parties of 2-200, with live entertainment 4 nights a week and resident DJs playing until late.
The offers: Three course Christmas dinner, £30.95pp (Thurs-Sat) with 25% discount Sun-Wed; Christmas Light Bites – contemporary buffet suitable for informal celebrations with eight or more people – £15.95; Christmas Go Casino Experiences – choose either the three course dinner or Light Bites packages along with a drink, ‘Learn to Play’ session and £5 Free Play bet – £15.95; 10% off wine, prosecco and wine when you pre-order.
0114 228 8980
The place: Make it a safe bet this year with Napoleons. Both Sheffield venues are fully embracing the Christmas spirit, offering a well-priced Christmas package which includes a drink, three-course meal and a free gaming chip thrown in. Able to cater for both small and large groups, the venues offer a great dining experience and the option to make your way to the bar or casino area afterwards for those making a late-night of it.
The offers: Christmas party packages from just £19 per person – includes three course meal, drink on arrival and £5 chip for casino. Pre-order and pre-pay for four bottles of wine and get the fifth free! Three courses for £14.95 during January sale (27-30 December & 1- 7January).
0114 266 1115
0114 285 5566
The Place: Champions of local produce, Silversmith’s are taking the same approach with their Christmas menu – think potted ox tongue with beef dripping, Henderson’s red onion marmalade for starters and twice cooked Bradfield pork belly with potato fondant, black pudding bon bon and cider gel. Seasonal favourites appear on the dessert menu too, like mull spiced pear pumpkin crumble and empire Christmas pudding.
The Offers: Available from December 1-23, go for a three course Christmas dinner for £33, which includes fizz on arrival, freshly baked bread rolls, side orders of honey roast carrots, parsnips and sprouts, Christmas crackers and mince pies. Alternatively visit for a three course lunch with a slightly more limited menu (but still all of the flavour!) for just £25.
0114 270 6160
The Old House
The Place: This prohibition style bar offers up in house cocktail creations, ales aplenty and one of the biggest gin collections you’ll find in Sheff. Book a booth for informal drinks celebrations or fill up on their modern British Christmas menu, complete with perry brined turkey breast and all the trimmings as well as a range of other dishes. See the website for the full menu.
The Offers: Get a DIY Cocktail box from just £30 or buy a bottle of spirits and your choice of mixer for £75 – which is enough for 28 drinks! Food packages start from three courses for £19.95, add your first drink to make it £23.45 and have a glass of prosecco to wash it down for £23.95 in total.
The Place: Housed in the old Hallamshire Hotel, Bloo 88 is famed for its proper stone pizzas, party atmosphere and cocktails galore.
The Offers: Mix it up like a pro and indulge in a cocktail masterclass for just £19.95 or hire out their party room upstairs for groups of more than 20. Food packages come in the form of three courses for £18.95 or keep things simple with just two for £14.95. Don’t fancy a sit down meal? Buffet and drinks packages are available. Give them a call and they will tailor the party to suit your needs.
0114 270 6264
The Place: New kid on the block around the Peace Gardens, Bill’s offers up fresh food from breakfast to bedtime and this Christmas they’ve got two tasty menus up their sleeve. Choose from the ‘Merry Christmas Menu’ for starters like roast pumpkin, red lentil and coconut soup with toasted champagne bread and for mains try crispy skin cod with savoy cabbage, roasted butternut squash and Provençale sauce – they also have traditional roast turkey with all the trimmings, of course, and desserts aplenty. The Winter Wonderland menu offers fizz and olives on arrival and dishes such as the tempting crispy lemon squid starter and pan fried sea bass main.
The Offers: The Merry Christmas Menu is just £21.95 for three courses and the Winter Wonderland comes in at £26.95.
0114 272 3342
The Place: Yorkshire’s premier greyhound track, Owlerton Stadium is unrivalled for a night at the races. With a choice of packages, you can choose to dine in the Panorama restaurant, entertain in an executive box or simply enjoy the lively atmosphere trackside.
The Offers: With midweek Christmas packages starting from just £22 at the Panorama restaurant overlooking the track, get more for your money with admission, a race card, four course meal and Christmas crackers included. For the same price, Owlerton offers executive boxes for groups of 12-24, including admission, a race card and hot and cold buffet whilst offering views of the racing from a private balcony with bar and betting facilities. And for those who want to get more in amongst the action, The 6 Pack offers admission, a race card, one drink, two bets, a basket meal and return admission voucher all for a mere tenner!
0114 234 3074
Brocco On The Park
The Place: Perched on the corner at Hunters Bar, Brocco On The Park boasts a modern British kitchen with a Scandinavian twist and eight unique luxury bedrooms all housed in a stunning Edwardian Villa.
Offers: Brocco’s festive menu is available for just £35pp and with dishes like thyme-roasted partridge breast, partridge sausage roll, kale and walnuts with cranberry relish, you know you’re in for something special. For something lighter, Brocco are also offering festive afternoon tea for £25pp with prosecco or just £21pp with tea or coffee, running Saturdays and Sundays in December.
0114 266 1233
The Place: Your office! Get the party started at lunchtime with food from your favourite haunts directly to your desks. Choose from the likes of Smoke Barbecue, Sakushi, Mud Crab Diner, Twister Burger Company and The Lucky Fox – to name a few.
The Offer: 15% off all corporate orders, only available in the city centre.
The Place: Firmly established on the Sheffield nightlife scene, whether you’re having a small get-together or a big bash, SOYO caters for all. With a fully refurbished industrial chic main room, intimate Yo Bar venue, private booths and resident DJs on hand to soundtrack your night (whilst expert bartenders keep you refreshed), SOYO offers a dash of luxury to your festive proceedings.
The Offers: Hire out Yo Bar (up to 150 people) for a £100 refundable deposit when you spend £500 or more at the bar or supersize things and go for the main room (550 people) for a £500 refundable deposit when you spend £1000 or more at the bar. Finger or buffet food can also be added to your package from only £6 per person. Go VIP on your night out by hiring out an exclusive Christmas booth, only requiring a £130 minimum spend, with a free glass of fizz on arrival. Head to the website for more options, including details of cocktail masterclasses and more.
0114 276 7552
Marco’s New York Italian
The Place: Give your Xmas do a New York Italian twist at Marco’s, with lunch and dinner time menus boasting everything from roasted salmon to rib eye steak and spinach and goats’ cheese gnocchi. Or take the stress out of the season and book a visit on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Eve. And, if you’ve been a little over zealous with the fizz in previous years, why not plan ahead and book a room at the Hampton upstairs.
The Offers: Get organising and bag yourself a £40 voucher as the booker for parties of 10 or more dining within the first 12 days of December. Set lunches are available from £20pp and dinners from just £25. If you’re stopping over, you’re in good hands with the Super Festive Bed & Breakfast packages from £74.00 and the New Year’s Eve Special is just £170.00, based on two people sharing.
0114 399 0990
Craft & Dough
The Place: Craft & Dough does exactly what it says on the tin: Fresh Italian-style pizza with exciting topping combinations (the ‘dough’ bit) and over 200 beers from around the world in every style imaginable (the ‘craft’ part, just in case that all needed clarifying). With a venue in both Kelham Island and on Ecclesall Road, there’s plenty of scope for a party. If you’re after something relaxed and informal without compromise on quality, this is the one.
The Offers: Now taking bookings for 10+ people with the same great menu as always but at a reduced price, with pizzas staring from just £4.50. You can also get a pint of Craft & Dough’s own lager for a mere £2.90. For smaller groups, if you pop in from now until the end of December you can get any two pizzas and a bottle of house wine for £20, available Sunday-Thursday.
0114 266 3311 (Ecclesall Road) 0114 276 2803 (Kelham Island)
The Place: Modern British dining at its best – quite literally as The Milestone have just scooped up an Eat Sheffield Award in the category of the same name. With a specially developed winter menu, expect classic festive foodie combinations with a bit of Milestone magic thrown in. Think honey roasted parsnip soup, curried oil and crème fraiche for starters, loin of pork, blood pudding and apple purée, celeriac and cabbages as one of four options for mains (including a vegetarian dish) and the famed Milestone sticky toffee pudding, sticky toffee sauce and malt ice cream to finish it all off. And that’s just a taster! Head online to browse the full menu.
The Offers: From November 16 to December 30 you can order two courses from The Milestone’s tempting winter menu for just £18 and three courses for £21.
0114 272 8327
The Wig and Pen
The Place: Tucked behind the Cathedral on Campo Lane, The Wig & Pen offers up classic pub dining with a twist – and their Christmas menu is no different. With a combination of contemporary design, low ceilings, and plenty of nooks and crannies, The Wig & Pen is the ultimate cosy pub setting for Xmas get togethers. Their seasonal menu spices things up a bit with dishes like katsu chicken skewers and Thai fishcakes for starters and tomahawk pork steak with balsamic braised fennel and golden barbecue sauce for mains. Try the buttermilk panna cotta with spiced winter fruit and maple granola for dessert.
The Offers: Dine for just £17.95 for two courses and £20.95 for three courses.
0114 272 2150